Category: “news”

  • Seven SEO Trends We Watched in 2017

    The year is coming to an end, and that means it’s time for our competitors to write their 2018 prediction posts and talk about Trends They Expect To See in 2018. After our company holiday party however, we decided against adding to the rampant speculation and instead decided to attempt to remember focus on the […]

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    WTFSEO 2017 SEO Ranking Factor Study

    Greetings WTFSEOers and welcome to the 2017 edition of our Google ranking factors study. It may seem like just last year we published the complete list of Google ranking factors but alas, Google makes several hundred algorithm updates per year – which is great for us because we can keep recycling the same bullshit post […]

  • Mark Your Calendars for the 2017 WTFY Awards

    WTFSEO is proud to announce we are tossing our Make SEO Great Again hats into the industry awards business — not just SEO content curation — and we’ll soon be soliciting nominations for the 2017 WTFY Awards. This, folks, means awards the way only WTFSEO can do them. In other words, this news is destined to ripple throughout […]

  • POLL: How Would You Rate WTFSEO?

    Gentle Readers, our leadership has asked us to reach out with a simple one question poll to help us gauge our site’s performance. Please let us know how we’re doing by voting in the following poll. Your opinion is appreciated and valued.

  • Poll: Is Black Hat SEO Working For You?

    Black Hat SEOs have been talking lately about whether or not their methods are working. If you’re an SEO, take our poll below on black hat SEO and let us know if it’s working for you. Apologize for the short post today – we had an image we really wanted to use so we needed […]

  • EgoBait: The Movie

    Yes, it’s true, we’re going to be producing a documentary on EgoBait, where we’ll interview “influencers” who will be more than willing to retweet the movie to their myriad of followers, thereby ensuring views and links for WTFSEO.  Heck, we’ll even throw in a couple of employees here, talking on script camera about how influential […]

  • Developing your Xennial marketing strategy

    Yes, it’s true, there’s a new demographic that’s been pulled out of a CMO’s ass identified.  The missing link between the mythical Gen X and the “don’t care” Millennials.  A new generation that can complain about Gen X, Boomers, AND Millennials. This is of course, The Xennials (ed – weren’t they called Gen-Y?). The Xennials are […]

  • Reading Content Out Loud Improves Google Rankings

    SEO is hard and SEOs are always looking for a new way to rank. Good news for you, we’ve uncovered a new ranking factor. And it comes directly from Google itself. Google’s own Gary Ilyes told us recently on Twitter, and SEroundtable covered: “DYK if you read out loud the text on your page and […]

  • SEO Chatter: Algorithm Update?

    Some guy on twitter we’re not following noticed that several of his keywords moved from page 7 – where they got 0 clicks – to page 4 – where they still send 0 clicks. Is this a major ranking algorithm update? We reached out to Google to demand that they provide us with a change log […]